I Wish I Had a Better Memory

eh.... what was I going to say? I forgot! 1,108 People

    I see certain profiles of people

    who are avid readers, have tons of favorite movies, and very out going. I applaud and admire those individuals, yet I struggle and wish I could remember what I had for dinner last night.
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    Nov 2, 2015

    Wish For a Better Memory

    My memory seems like it is decreasing. I've always been able to remember things straight of the back you tell me once I got it . Now i have to right everything down right then or I forget get it the minute you tell me. It's causing problems in my life. I carry a note pad and a...
    lostchild lostchild
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 26, 2007

    I Can Remember Everything Since I Was 3 And Half Years Old!

    Sometimes people ask me how is that I was so young! But there is one thing, ask any person who had a hard life! And he will tell you the same! How can you forget hardship in life! Suffering and poor upbringing make sure that you will not forget anything! Okay there are some...
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    1 Response Mar 23, 2011

    I've figured it out though,

    between having such rapid thoughts and anxiety I'm basically trying to process everything at once it feels like. That can be tough for me to remember things that I need to remember. I randomly thought about this memory though of when I was a little girl and I would go down to...
    ashless ashless
    22-25, F
    Sep 10, 2014

    I always go back and check my activity in the

    morning ~ sleep meds makes me forget what I forgot ūüė™
    deleted deleted
    Nov 7, 2015

    The Facts I Didn't Know

    I had a conversation with my mom today about some things that happened to me when I was small. My fiance' and mom swear I knew, but today it's news to me. At 18 months, I fell from a bar stool onto a linolium covered concrete floor. I stopped breathing, turned blue and actually...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong
    31-35, F
    Mar 23, 2013

    Better Memory

    My memory can always improve, I hope so!What I hate is when I need saying something and then I don't even know what I was about to say.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 14, 2011

    I lost my glasses since 3 weeks a go

    and i cant found them, any idea? The must posible places are school or home, im looking for them but nothing :( pleas any idea?
    antomg1 antomg1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 17, 2015

    I have no recollection of yesterday,

    what so ever. I'm nineteen years old and of good health. Was not affected by drugs or alcohol. Apparently spent much of the day crying. Why would I not remember?
    LoveEqualsPain LoveEqualsPain
    18-21, F
    Oct 14, 2014

    Brain Like Emmenthaler Cheese

    I also used to have a very good memory and was always multitasking, but the last 6 years or so I've been terrible to the point of leaving the front door open with the keys in, forgetting to turn off the gas stove, leaving my purse in the shop. The more stressed I am the worse I...
    elRana elRana
    1 Response Mar 30, 2008

    How To Remember The Important Things In My Life!

    There’s no reason for you to be like the other 64% of people who think they have a bad memory.     Protect The Memories You Have Through Increased Attention Skills.     Learn What Foods to Eat… And What To Avoid.     Find Ways To Improve Your Memory While Having Fun...
    TheTrevorPonder TheTrevorPonder
    26-30, M
    Oct 14, 2012

    I Get So Foggy

    I am on a lot of medications, and the medications can make my mind very foggy.  I get so forgetful sometimes, and I don't just forget regular things, I forget small stupid things.  I forget what a fork is called, things like that.  Things that I should know, things...
    keyna keyna
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 28, 2008

    I can remember my first girlfriends home phone

    number, that was 1989. Can I remember yesterday, can I ****.
    jackbiker jackbiker
    41-45, M
    Aug 4, 2015

    Memory Improvement Techniques

    The Chain Method is a method for connecting images in your imagination. This is one of the basic skills needed to develop a phenomenal memory. There are a few rules for connecting images that should always be followed when using the Chain Method. As always, keep in mind the four...
    fainaent fainaent
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2008

    I'm A Goldfish

    I seriously have a dreadful memory span. I forget conversations as soon as i walk away from them, I forget what i walked into rooms for, I can even forget my own train of thought mid-sentence. I do that a lot. I'm really bad with numbers - the only 2 phone numbers i know are my...
    jiyuunatori jiyuunatori
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 23, 2009

    Girls can't find their hair ties,

    car keys or shoes, but we can sure remember something you said 8 months ago.
    softlywaking softlywaking
    36-40, F
    Mar 2

    THINK Hard!!!

    I hate that I can't rememeber some things!!! Like some of my friends are like "Remember when we went to that place...." and I don't remember A SINGLE THING! Or when a friend starts singing and they ask, "Don't you remember that song?!" and they keep going so I...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 29, 2008

    I Forget Everything

    My memory absolutely sucks. I used to have a great one where I'd remember everything, down to small details, back to when I was two and a half. Now I can't remember conversations I had yesterday, or even minutes ago.  Just about every sentence I try to speak gets jumbled in...
    z1e1k z1e1k
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 19, 2008

    Omg I swear to god I cant remember sh?

    t anymore! It annoys me! I cant remember small details any more. names, bdays, small things like that. Especially when it comes to my bf Steve. I feel like an idiot! I know he doesn't judge me for it but still I hate it! Things just get mixed up in my head. Like tonight I went...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 26, 2015

    we can't change what happened.

    but it is not necessary to try to forget the past. the past shaped who we are today. what matters is now how we face the past and what choice we make at present. i think the bravest human is not a hero but someone who dares to face all as he/she is. it is ok we make mistakes...
    freenix freenix
    26-30, M
    Jan 6, 2014

    Ep Exclusive For Myself

    If I had everything intact, of the good and the bad. From my 0 year to present. With all those people who made and shared even a short moment of my life even from a distance. I will write about those memories. I will make an exclusive EP for myself alone. ha ha
    zephyr2005 zephyr2005
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2011

    I just can never concentrate someone

    tells Me Somthing and a minute later I have forgotten, Someone asked what I did today I have no idea
    neutralwalrus neutralwalrus
    18-21, M
    Feb 4, 2015

    I'm a senior in high school

    and I can't remember anything from under middle school it's like I black out. I can't remember my mom and my step dads wedding, a cruise we went on. I wish I could remember my child hood..
    alyak0202 alyak0202
    18-21, F
    Feb 1, 2014

    My Memory Sucks!

    I have so many issues remember little things lol I have such bad short term memory but my long term is great! I can remember numbers without any issue but if someone says something to me and there is even the SLIGHTEST hint that I am spacing out, chances are I won't know what the...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jan 18, 2008

    I Improved My Memory!

    I had a pretty average memory. I could remember some things pretty well(facts), but others I could remembe for the life of me(names). I never liked this, but it wasn't until August 2007 that I did something about it. I took a memory improvement course, and wow! Now, I can meet 2...
    fainaent fainaent
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2008

    From What I Hear...

    I have an amazing memory... too bad it's for frivolous things. I remember jingles. My friend was amazed the other day when I started singing the Lionel Playworld commercial and then the Fruit Rollup commercial. He was actually looking online to see if I just found it on YouTube...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 13, 2008


    I think my memory loss is due to a traumatic childhood. I forget good/bad things all the time. Sometimes I actually have to be in the place something happened to remember it.
    missing missing
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 24, 2008

    Getting Worse

    My memory has become a big issue, especially now that I am a mother. It has been a problem all my life. I can't remember much of my childhood. I have paid bills 2 or 3 times too many, and often not at all because I forgot about it. I often forget my own age and have had to call...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong
    31-35, F
    Jan 20, 2013

    Trained To Forget

    Due to some bad experiences as a child and as a young adult I learned to "forget" memories to protect myself from the sadness. Now, many years later, I have such a bad memory for details. I wish I could fix that.
    Deeinflorida Deeinflorida
    51-55, F
    Nov 7, 2013

    well, forgot password/email combo of last

    profile. starting over. anyone else forget everything daily, forget where you wrote it? I have not retained much of anything for the last 10 years. I get a comment past 20 minutes from now, I will not remember what I posted (this).
    deleted deleted
    Sep 25, 2015

    Ects destroyed my memory.

    Long and short term. I hate what they did to me.
    Ang012685 Ang012685
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 5, 2015

    Problems Remembering Patient: Doctor,

    I have a serious memory problem. I can't remember anything! Doctor: So, since when did you have this problem? Patient: What problem? A variation Doctor: Did you take those pills I gave you to improve your memory? Patient: What pills?
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Mar 31, 2014

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    Nov 3, 2015

    What What What

    God  I  used  to  be  able  to  remember  everything  but  I  work  go  to school.  Study  I  noticed  that  when  I  am  stressed . I  can't  hold  a ...
    rockybear397 rockybear397
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Apr 3, 2008

    What Was I Going To Say....

    Ahe yes, I too suffer from bad memory. The latest incident was when I texted my cousin about the mothers day  card I sent her (it was her first mothers day) and  she texts me back  "Um yea,  we talked about it on the phone  like 2 day ago...
    SukYoung SukYoung
    26-30, F
    4 Responses May 30, 2010
    yuubeku yuubeku
    May 22, 2014


    I really hate when I forget what I forgot.  This is one of the nasty symptoms of MS that I suffer from. I forgot what I was going to type. O well.
    Neveah Neveah
    16-17, F
    12 Responses Jun 20, 2008

    Memory, Memories.

    Memory. The mental faculty of retaining and recalling past experience. The act or an instance of remembering; recollection. In my life, the above 2 lines make no sense. Hi. I'm Sid. I'm 15 years old. I'm a student, currently in 10th grade. I have poor memory. I've met alot of...
    owlcity01 owlcity01
    13-15, M
    Jan 7, 2013

    What's Missing Here?

    After recently being diagnosed with PTSD, and suspected of having Borderline Personality Disorder, I decided to start questioning the times that I don't remember. There are big gaps from my childhood, the years following, and even my short term memory is very poor. I wonder what...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong
    31-35, F
    Aug 16, 2013

    Cant Remember Sh*t

    I wish I could blame it on My age but I have always been this way. Some one told me it might be that I have ADD and that is why I can’t remember anything. I think it has to do having so much going on and some times things just get skipped. Has anyone seen my keys? As soon...
    LateNightGuy LateNightGuy
    41-45, M
    3 Responses May 18, 2008

    It's Gotten A Lot Worse Over The Past Few Years

    My memory is strange. Some things I can remember with no problem. Others, I'm clueless. What prompted me to write this story is because I keep doing this thing I did tonight and it ****** me off! There will be a movie I want to see, I get all settled down and look forward to...
    TattooedMissez TattooedMissez
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2012

    Have We Met Before?

    From a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest), how good are you in recognizing faces?A study shown in the video below* reveals that for strangers, it can be almost negative.  Research shows that our attention can be limited to only one activity at any given time. We give...
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    1 Response Jul 18, 2013

    Oopps... Sorry... I Forgot

     That is one of my overly used phrases..it because I am very very forgetful... i hate it.. Eversince I sould remember i am already forgetting a whole bunch of stuff and i really disliked it. I try to rememberthings but I just can't at times...  But recently I've been...
    krystlelane krystlelane
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 7, 2008

    A Selective Memory?

    I have no problem remembering events, but sometimes I get lost with dialogue. Probably the thing that bothers me the most is my inability to tell stories. It could be that I just don't get out much (too busy working and looking after my adult family, no social opportunities at...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77
    36-40, M
    Jun 17, 2013

    "I Recovered From Memory Illness"

     I discovered that it's not enough to, just, improve my memory in specific ways, if the elementary, underlying framework is flawed.    Efforts to approach improvement, in this way, may be usefull, but if serious issues lie, deeply beneath the surface, they...
    2dselect1 2dselect1
    56-60, M
    1 Response Nov 25, 2008

    It's a Family Trait

    I remember... ...I'd keep writing but I'm still hung up on the irony of starting my story with those two words. I only just noticed.  Anyway. I'll continue. When I was growing up, my dad and I would constantly laugh at my mum for having such a poor memory. I would comment...
    Pretzel Pretzel
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 25, 2008


    When my good friend got Alzheimer's I told him that I was suffering from it as long as I could ...uh...remember. It was not a tremendous consolation. Yet I spoke the truth.  Kind of. I don't remember the names of many people I worked with on a daily basis for...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2010
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